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30 May 2016

Stories from 30 May 2016

Global Voices Seeks NewsFrames Project Director

Global Voices seeks a Project Director to manage a new, two-year project with the working title of Global NewsFrames, and to support the Global Voices community to design and run...

Peru Has Not One, but Two Tours Dedicated to Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa

The tours, which take place in Miraflores and Arequipa, are dedicated to Vargas Llosa, whose works include the novels Conversation in the Cathedral and Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter.

Vietnam's Growing Number of Pet Lovers Are Challenging the Meat Industry's Treatment of Dogs

Việt Nam is still a long way from becoming a safe and friendly country to pets, but changes are happening.

Russian Newspapers Are Now Warning Readers About Russian TV Networks

RuNet Echo

A newspaper in Russia's regions targeted by a defamatory investigative report on a pro-Kremlin television network is hitting back with a warning to its readers.

The Meteoric Rise of (Recently Censored) Chinese Internet Celebrity Papi Jiang

Only a few days after Internet censors took down most of her clips for foul language, she sold advertising space on her weekly videos for $3.5 million.

Russian Citizen Imprisoned for Filming Police Detaining Hijab-Wearing Women in Tajikistan

"Then they are surprised, when people go to join ISIS."

Giant David Bowie Mural Unveiled in Sarajevo

The mural recognises Bowie's participation in humanitarian efforts during the siege in the Balkan city in the 1990s.

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